A loan of $825 helped a member to buy 3 calabashes of yams.

Zile Ywan Group's story

Aminata is the head of the Zile Ywan group. She is married and the mother of seven. The eldest is 39 years old and the youngest is 17, and three of the children go to school. Aminata supports nine people.

Aminata sells yams and has been doing this work for 35 years. She buys supplies at Léo in Burkina Faso. Her customers are men and women.

Aminata would like to buy 3 calabashes of yams. She saves her earnings and uses them to pay her children's school fees. She hopes to open a large shop.

In this group: Kapebi Aminata, Amina, Nyamatou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight

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